SOURCE: Across America Real Estate Corp.

January 31, 2007 13:53 ET

Across America Hires John Whitson as National Sales Manager

DENVER, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 31, 2007 -- Across America Real Estate Corp. (OTCBB: AARD) announced the appointment of John Whitson as Sales Manager. Mr. Whitson will be in charge of The Company's national retail accounts while also overseeing the Across America sales team throughout the country.

John Whitson was previously with DBSI, a commercial real estate holding company responsible for managing approximately 3 billion square feet of retail space and a variety of retail tenants where he was the National Retail Leasing Manager and Acquisitions Development head. Prior to his time at DBSI he was Vice President of Westlake Partners in San Mateo, CA, a major retail commercial real estate developer in the Bay area with significant retail development interests in both the US and China. John received his BS degree from Newport University and a Law degree from LaSalle University.

"We are very excited to have John Whitson lead our expanding sales organization. His experience and successful track record speak for themselves and will significantly bolster our efforts with national retailers," said Across America CEO, Ann Schmitt. "John will provide significant leadership to our organization. He is dedicated to assisting us in the expansion of our sales team as well as developing our relationships with national retail Clients, which is at the core of our growth strategy."

About Across America Real Estate Corp.

Based in Denver, Colorado, Across America Real Estate Corp. (OTCBB: AARD) partners with national retailers and their developers to provide 100% project funding for rapid retail expansion. The Company operates in the niche that is the single pad small box retail market in the commercial real estate industry. Across America strives to create financing solutions for increasing retail productivity and profit. Please visit us at our website.

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